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Synonyms for unbowed

erect in posture

not forced to bow down to a conqueror

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Calling France Unbowed "Islamo-Trotskysts," saying they backed foreigners over French citizens and put up a show rather than properly opposing Macron, Le Pen said the hardline Laurent Wauquiez, favourite to lead the conservative The Republicans, would become more mainstream as soon as he was elected.
Greg Abbott published his first book, "Broken But Unbowed," which recounted his life story and advanced his push for a convention to amend the U.
The beaten but unbowed hoop stars now face mustwin back-to-back midweek action under head coach Steutel, who wasbolstered by the team's latest performance.
As a nation our head is bloodied but unbowed," he said in a televised address.
However, while Kinnear's installation as director of football undermined him in the eyes of many, Pardew remains unbowed in his determination to turn things around.
Unbowed by the challenges of his office, he always had a family anecdote, a historical reference and a charming turn-of-phrase to put things in perspective.
With that great British gift for muddling through, we will no doubt still be here next year optimistically to cheer in the next New Year with "Auld Lang Syne", bloodied, battered, but unbowed.
TEAM BESIKTAS STOKE 31 STOKE boss Tony Pulis was beaten but unbowed after seeing his side lose their unbeaten record in the Europa League and finish in second place in Group E.
The Steelbacks suffered their first loss this summer in all formats in their first T20 outing against Leicestershire but bounced back with victory over previously unbowed Warwickshire on Sunday.
Unbowed, Mrs Duffy asked the Deputy Prime Minister to "look me in the eye and tell me" he was happy with the current Government cuts.
Unbowed, Mrs Duffy said: "Can you honestly tell me now, look me in the eye, and say that you are quite happy about all those policies that have gone wrong for you and your party?
This one-off documentary follows the story which enthralled the world, from the efforts of the drilling teams trying to cut through the mud and rock to reach the men, the psychologists and doctors who treated them, and, of course, the miners themselves, whose strength of character and collective spirit saw them emerge from 70 days underground, unbowed and undefeated.
The popular uproar over Brown's unbowed head and Mrs Janes' screech at the Prime Minister reinforces my belief that our honouring the dead has been hijacked by factions which have other axes to grind.
Yet he departs unbowed, still a Churchill in his own mind.